The current inclination across the pond to leave influential cliques to their own devices is probably sensible.
Anyone familiar with the way that drama works should be aware that levels of status are only apparent when all participants in a scenario are willing to subscribe to the suggested pecking order.
So many folks have been conditioned into thinking that they need the validation of being picked by one set of cognoscenti or another.
We are living in exciting times, because it is becoming clear that the stories we carry around in our heads about who we are and where we should place ourselves are illusory.
Material abundance is real and it can be beneficial, but we can all change our worldviews if and when we choose to do so.